Grow Organic: Fruit and Vegetables Fresh from Your Garden

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New Holland Publishers, Apr 7, 2009 - Gardening - 336 pages
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Consumers have become increasingly aware of the health benefits of organic food, and want to control the quality and freshness of the food that they eat. Whether going organic is your passion, food miles are your pet hate or you simply want to enjoy the thrill of growing your own produce, organic gardening has something to offer everyone. There are many obvious benefits to growing your own fruit and vegetables organically. There is nothing quite like picking your own apples or unearthing a batch of new potatoes. The freshness and flavours of home-grown produce are second to none and the lack of heavy chemicals is an essential advantage. Grow Organic is full of vital information on all the best-known vegetable, fruit and herb varieties, as well as numerous exotic and lesser-known ones. The book will tell you everything you need to know about the different varieties, including information on sowing and planting, cultivation, problems and varieties. Packed full of information, with useful tips throughout, this book is a thorough reference guide for every organic gardener.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
CHAPTER
32
CHAPTER THREE
92
CHAPTER FOUR
251
CHAPTER FIVE
292
SUPPLIERS
322
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Nick Hamilton is the son of Geoff Hamilton of BBC Gardeners' World fame. He now runs Barnsdale Gardens; the gardens in which his father originally filmed the TV shows. He is the author of The Barnsdale Handy Gardener and Geoff Hamilton -- A Gardening Legend

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